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September 2023

One Year Later, and Deeper in Cake!

Last September, a great new tradition was started (or re-started?) – celebrating members’ birthdays with cake on the third Monday of each month. That first month, we had Joyce and Vic posing with their piece; by October we managed to get a picture of the cake before it was cut. BTW, the cakes are created by COSTCO.

Over the months to follow, sometimes we got pictures, sometimes not. Check out the photo albums! But surely the prize goes to July, 2023 where we have EIGHT birthday buddies (and a few of us weren’t even there!) as well as the cake.

The Activities Committee has now begun to add on with guest speakers or some other worth-while event, to make Birthday Mondays even more fun. Be sure not to miss YOURS!

Weekly Club Activities

Daily Access Fee: Members $2, Non-Members $4

Coffee Club: Mon. to Sat. 9 - 11 a.m.

Cribbage & Pool: Mon. to Sat. 9 - 11 a.m.

Canasta: Mon. 1 pm Donna 780-929-3585

Pickleball: Tues./Thurs. 9-11 am Tina 780-914-8880

Exercise: Mon. 11-12 (other days will resume soon) Jeannette 780-737-1018

Bridge: Tues./Thurs. 1 - 3:30 pm Mona 780-929-1253

Bingo: Wed. 7:30 pm Everyone welcome!

Floor Curling: Will start up in October. Doug Cust 825-474-2374

Darts & Pool: Fri. 7 pm John A. 1-250-715-6986

Quirky Quilters: Bi-Weekly Thurs.7 pm Planning session Sep 21. Audrey 780-929-8212

For more information, contact Norm Morris: phone 1-403-586-9935, email and check out the Activities Calendar on the website Weekly Club Activities

Daily Access Fee: Members $2, Non-Members $4

EXECUTIVEBill DaneluikPresident587-357-5206John AthertonVice-President1-250-715-6986Linda CustTreasurer1-403-304-7415Barb WillisSecretary780-929-8932Phil LeePast President780-335-9664Committee Chairs: Finance: Bill; Activities/Fundraising: Norm; Operations/Maintenance: John A. and others; Communications: Barb; Membership: Olga Hall Rentals: Terry Ellis 587-988-9598 Transportation: Yash Sharma 780-200-0246 Newsletter: Ilona Ryder DIRECTORS George Brademann780-929-5859Norm Morris1-403-586-9935Vic Hankey780-975-6556Olga Janzen780-440-9406Yash Sharma780-200-0246Barry Girvan780-929-6677Robert (Rob) Huggan780-718-2622Greg Vera587-434-9311

Club Membership:

The annual fee of $25 per person is due now. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or e-transfer (preferred). Please fill out an Application/Renewal Form. Thanks to everyone who has already paid.

WE NEED YOU!? Notice there is no date given for the next Brunch. That’s because there is no volunteer cooking crew…

Announcements – *see Posters for details*

· Monday, September 18 Birthday cake with your coffee at 10. Speaker: Johanna Lowther re: Caregivers Alberta Information Session 11 - 12

·       Friday, September 15, 1:00 to 3 pm – Jam Session Open to the public; drop-in fees apply.

· Saturday, October 21, *Oktoberfest* tickets $20 p.p. Open to the public

Support Our Bus

· The weekly Thursday Shopping trip is for all 50+ residents of Beaumont. For home pickup, call Colette BEFORE WEDNESDAY 5:30 pm: 780-929-6039. Next trip is Sep 14 to Londonderry.

· For the monthly Wednesday River Cree Casino trips, pick-up is at Place Beauséjour. Sandy 780-984-0854 Next casino trip is Sep 27.

Beyond the Club

· Tuesday, September 12, 1-2 pm. Beaumont Library Seniors Corner. Constable Shyla Delowski of the Beaumont RCMP will talk on Elder Abuse. Registration encouraged, drop-ins welcome.

· Tuesday, Sep. 19 6:30 – 8 pm. Beaumont Library workshop Navigating the Digital Highway, especially for seniors. Registration required (780-929-2665).


Parent: “Why are you staring at that carton of orange juice?”

Kid: “Because it says concentrate.”

What do you say to comfort a child who’s struggling with grammar?

“There, their, they’re.”

Parent: “How did you find school today?”

Kid: “I just hopped off the bus – and there it was.”

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